P is for pretty. And powerful. And perfect. All which describe our beauty buys this month.
Dream. Envision. Escape. R.E.M. is the dreamy new fragrance by Ariana Grande … a fragrance, she says, to encourage you to dream bigger, for expanding the outer limits of your universe, to make you feel like you can conquer the galaxy. Girl power indeed!
It’s a floral, woody, musk scent … with juicy fig and warm salted caramel, a touch of lavender essence and sparkling pear blossom, ending with musk wrapped with sandalwood. From R799, exclusive to Dis-Chem until the end of March, then at your favourite fragrance store.
Colour and protection. Double the power! The ultra-pigmented formula of RVB Powder Blush is enriched with a natural soothing ingredient that protects sensitive skin. The shades are buildable, the texture silky, and the blush blends beautifully. R560 from orleanscosmetics.co.za
Five high-impact colours in matte, satin, shimmer, metallic and glitter. From everyday to ultra-glam, with one sweep. Wet n Wild Color Icon 5-Pan Eyeshadow Palette (this version is Petalette) is vegan and cruelty-free. R119.95 from Clicks.
Perfect your contour and foundation skills with Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge. These egg shaped sponges with a pointed tip are game changers for make-up application, and makes blending a breeze. There’s one for liquid foundation, one for powder, they’re vegan friendly and cruelty free. Around R220 for the set from Clicks and Dis-Chem stores.
Filorga Oxygen-Glow Super-perfecting Radiance Cream smooths, evens, plumps and detoxifies. With hyaluronic acid, it boosts radiance instantly. A winner for those with dull, dehydrated skin. R725, for stockists visit filorgasouthafrica.co
We’re fussy about our primers, and this new silicone-free wet n wild Prime Focus Impossible Primer is a winner. It’s mattifying and hydrating, making it the perfect primer for warmer weather. R189.95 from Clicks.
Creightons Pink Grapefruit Daily Face Scrub unclogs pores, gets rid of dead skin and preps your skin for your night serum. R69,95 from Dis-Chem.
This NUXE Prodigieux Floral Scented Shower Gel with sweet almond oil softens and cleanses and has a gorgeous floral scent. R275 from Woolworths or orleanscosmetics.co.za
Shiny skin? We swear by the new Nip+Fab Salicylic Fix Gel Cleanser, with salicylic acid, which helps lift away dirt, impurities and excess oil, and allantoin, which provides a moisture barrier and locks in hydration. R219.95 from Dis-Chem.